Job Overview

Summary

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

VACANCY IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN):   1176386

REALTY ASSISTANT (GENERALIST/OA), GS-1101-5,
#4200110A, DOI-Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Great Plains Region, Crow Creek Agency,
Branch of Real Estate Services,
Fort Thompson, South Dakota

GS-5:  $31,628 - $41,122  Per Annum

NOTETRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF REAL ESTATE EXPENSES UNDER THE CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED GUARANTEED HOME SALE CONTRACT.

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification of Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian Preference eligibles that are not currently employed with the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran’s preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 for verification of eligibility. For more information, click here:
http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx#veoa

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

Duties

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 

·   Incumbent communicates with beneficiaries, lessees, land owners, and other interested parties about the contracting process, options, and other needs and documentation that may be associated with contracting and/or conveyance activities.

·   Provides accurate, timely, and consistent trust asset information; and responsive to inquiries and for reporting purposes.

·   Assists with advertisements/publication.

·   Verifies data to process applications for contracts and conveyances.

·   Accepts applications for realty associated activity.

·   Provide general assistance and information in response to inquiries to assure regulatory compliance.

·   Performs a variety of administrative duties, i.e., records management, processing correspondence, budget, reports, and time & attendance.

·   Works with automated systems to verify ownership and monitor activity.

·   Screens incoming correspondence, prepares replies to routine inquiries, assembles any required supplemental material, and submits for signature.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel to attend meetings and/or trainings.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATIONS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF REAL ESTATE EXPENSES UNDER THE CONTRACTOR-PROVIDED GUARANTEED HOME SALE CONTRACT